Christine L. Borgman, Distinguished Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA, directs the Center for Knowledge Infrastructures with research grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and other sources. She is the author of more than 250 publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. These include three books from MIT Press: Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World (2015), winner of the 2015 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Computing and Information Sciences; Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (2007); and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (2000). The latter two books won the Best Information Science Book of the Year award from the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).
She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Association for Computing Machinery; a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center; a Council Member of the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICSPR); member of the CLARIAH International Advisory Panel; member of the advisor board of Authorea; and co-chair of the CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation and Attribution. She previously served on the U.S. National Academies’ Board on Research Data and Information and the U.S. National CODATA.
Her honors and awards include the Paul Evan Peters Award from the Coalition for Networked Information, Association for Research Libraries, and EDUCAUSE, and the Research in Information Science Award from ASIST, and a Legacy Laureate of the University of Pittsburgh.